Sep 28, 2012 7:00am EDT
a new tip and start digging this morning. will they find the body of jimmy hoffa? it's friday, september 28th. "starting point" begins right now. >>> morning. welcome everybody, our starting point this morning is a hero's welcome for the real nfl referees. fans in baltimore gave them a standing ovation, ahead of last night's ravens/browns game. the replacements just one day after the league and referees union agreed on a new eight-year contract. nischelle turner is live in los angeles. they loved them at least at the very beginning. how did it go? >> four minutes they loved them for, soledad. you know, it didn't take long for the boos to come out. it wasn't because of bad calls or calls that fans thought were wrong. it was because, you know, when you have the home team and you make a call against the home team, fans don't tend to like that. the refs, the real regular refs did get that standing ovation. here's one of the calls in the third quarter about seven minutes in, a helmet-to-helmet hit call. they really heard the boos then. i was kind of taking notes while watching the game last n
Sep 28, 2012 4:00am PDT
on "starting point," will a new tip lead to finding jimmy hoffa's body today? police are about to start digging. one man who studied the case for 37 years and has talked to the tipster says he's doubtful. he'll tell us why coming up next. and ard thieves storm a jewelry store. take a look at these pictures. all demand that the customers get on the ground. the entire thing caught on tape. we'll tell you what happened. jack, you're a little boring. boring. boring. [ jack ] after lauren broke up with me, i went to the citi private pass page and decided to be...not boring. that's how i met marilyn... giada... really good. yes! [ jack ] ...and alicia. ♪ this girl is on fire [ male announcer ] use any citi card to get the benefits of private pass. more concerts, more events, more experiences. [ jack ] hey, who's boring now? [ male announcer ] get more access with the citi card. [ crowd cheering, mouse clicks ] keys, keys, keys, keys, keys. ♪ well, he's not very handsome ♪ to look at [ sighs ] ♪ oh, he's shaggy ♪ and he eats like a hog [ male announcer ] the volkswagen jetta. available with
Sep 28, 2012 11:00am EDT
teamster boss jimmy hoffa. now police have a brand new lead, all these years later. crews in fact were digging at this home just outside of detroit just this morning. the investigators have taken a few samples to determine if there may be any human remains buried here and all because of a tip, a tip that came from a man who had this information for the last 37 years and an author and an expert on hoffa gave us this insight about the tipster on early start. >> he is a gambler who had an affiliation, a connection with a book maker in detroit who was working with tony giacalone. what's interesting is tony giacalone is one of the two people jimmy hoffa was supposed to meet. >> he tells cnn he thinks the tip is credible although he is not convinced they will find jimmy hoffa's body. memo. there have been tips before that have been considered credible and turned out to be nothing. let me move onto this. a man that allegedly made the anti-islam video caused a real bunch of problems around the world. blamed for the deadly protests in the muslim world and now he is under arrest. it is official.
Sep 28, 2012 3:00am PDT
hoffa. father of the current teamster president jim hoffa. and there have been four different attempts to find his body. there was first a rumor he had been kidnapped taken up in an airplane and pushed out over the great lakes. of course, some people still believe he's buried in the end zone of the giants stadium in new jersey. back in 2004, they tore up a detroit home because somebody had tipped them off that the floorboards -- he might have been buried under the floorboards of the home. in 2006, remember they tore down a horse barn in michigan on a tip that he was buried there. now, the latest tip is that he's buried in the driveway of a home in roseville michigan. and allegedly the owner of the -- the previous owner of the home had some ties to the mafia so today in roseville michigan, they're actually going to dig up this driveway thinking that maybe the body of james hoffa is located underneath the driveway. why don't they just give it up? right? and who's paying for all of this? tore down a horse barn and anot
Sep 28, 2012 4:00pm PDT
are moving. >>> two soil samples have been taken from roseville, michigan to search for jimmy hoffa's body. we should know the results on monday. if human remains are detected, there will be more excavation. the police chief is saying, quote, there's no discernible remains found in today's search. he was the former teamster's boss who went missing in 1975 and declared missing seven years after that. >>> it has been 421 days since the u.s. lost its top credit rate i rating. more people said they think more jobs would be created in the coming months. that of course is a really big thing. more jobs will slash that deficit. >>> our third story, another day, another bad set of numbers for mitt romney. there are two new polls today by the american research group and they have mitt romney trailing president obama in two more swing states. five points in new hampshire and two in virginia. although i wanted to highlight the virginia one. there had been other polls to show that gap wider. this would be a much better than expected result than some of the others we've seen. this week -- has not been k
Sep 27, 2012 10:00pm PDT
detroit. is jimmy hoffa's body buried underneath. >>> and we'll see if david goggins broke the guinness world record for pullups in our stu o studio. >> that's tomorrow morning on "today." next week here on "rock center," correspondent richard engle has the special story of lewis loftus. richard first met him on an awful battlefield in afghanistan. the two men have stayed in touch and now almost two years later, we get to see the struggles that this young veteran is going through. >> i used to be one of those guys that made fun of people with post trauma stress in, my mind, not to their face. i'd think what a sissy, you know, what a sissy. now i realize that it's a real thing. >> that will be among our stories next week on "rock center." for everyone who worked so hard to bring you tonight's broadcast, thanks for being with us. good night from new york. >>> a mom on the run, wanted for using her child to do her dirty work. the alleged crime spree and where she could be now. >>> roseanne's presidential campaign hits the bay area. the news is next. our science teacher helped us build it.
Sep 28, 2012 10:00am PDT
in five battleground states. once again officials are investigating the mystery of jimmy hoffa's 1975 disappearance. michigan police drilled through the concrete floor of a shed at a detroit home after tests revealed a shift in the soil. 35 years ago a man told police he saw a body buried be neath the driveway there. >>> the man behind the anti-islamic film that sparked the protests in multiple countries has been jailed. a california judge ordered his arrest after authorities said he violatesed his probation from an earlier offense. the filmmaker could face up to two years in prison for lying to authorities about his identity and using false names. >>> china has expelled disgraced politician bo xilai from the communist party as he faces prosecution on criminal charges. bo was at the center of one of china's biggest political scandals in decades involving corruption charges and his wife's involvement in the murder of a british national. >>> how can we improve our relations in the middle east? congressman keith ellison coming up next on "andrea mitchell reports." her dietitian, and last
Sep 27, 2012 10:00pm EDT
on "today," police digging up a driveway near detroit. is jimmy hoffa's body buried underneath. >>> and we'll see if david goggins broke the guinness world record for pullups in our stu o studio. >> that's tomorrow morning on "today." next week here on "rock center," correspondent richard engle has the special story of lewis loftus. richard first met him on an awful battlefield in afghanistan. the two men have stayed in touch and now almost two years later, we get to see the struggles that this young veteran is going through. >> i used to be one of those guys that made fun of people with post trauma stress in, my mind, not to their face. i'd think what a sissy, you know, what a sissy. now i realize that it's a real thing. >> that will be among our stories next week on "rock center." for everyone who worked so hard to bring you tonight's broadcast, thanks for being with us. good night from new york.